Z16 ARCHITECTURAL SHADE FABRIC

The ultimate solar protection – Australasia’s premium architectural shade cloth.

As one of Australasia’s most popular shade cloth fabric brands, Z16 holds an unrivalled reputation for durability, UV-R protection and quality. Z16 shade fabric is imported and distributed in New Zealand exclusively by Rainbow Shade NZ.

This shade cloth fabric offers the ultimate UV-R protection (up to 99%).With impressive UV and Shade results Z16 shade cloth can dramatically reduce the heat, glare and UV radiation of any outdoor area, allowing you to use the outdoors even when the sun is at its most dangerous.

Z16 Shade cloth is suitable for a wide range of shade sail and shade structure installations.

Benefits

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    HIGH UV-R PROTECTION
    (UP TO 99%)
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    24 DESIGNER COLOURS
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    SAFE FILTERED LIGHT TRANSMISSION
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    EASY CARE AND MAINTENANCE
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    LIGHTWEIGHT (200GSM)
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    UNIQUE CONSTRUCTIONS WITH
    EXCELLENT COVER FACTOR
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    HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH
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    PROVEN DURABILITY AND LONGEVITY

Inspiration

Colour Range

Cinnamon
UVR Block: 94.4%
Shade: 91.5%

Desert Sand
UVR Block: 97%
Shade: 89%

Silver
UVR Block: 97%
Shade: 93%

Charcoal
UVR Block: 96%
Shade: 96%

Black
UVR Block: 99%
Shade: 97%

Navy Blue
UVR Block: 93%
Shade: 93%

Laguna Blue
UVR Block: 93%
Shade: 89%

Royal Blue
UVR Block: 95%
Shade: 88%

Turquoise
UVR Block: 92%
Shade: 84%

Rainforest
UVR Block: 98%
Shade: 91%

Red Earth
UVR Block: 96.7%
Shade: 92.2%

Terracotta
UVR Block: 87%
Shade: 84%

Rust Gold
UVR Block: 88%
Shade: 87%

Mulberry
UVR Block: 94%
Shade: 91%

Chocolate
UVR Block: 95%
Shade: 94%

Sunflower Yellow
UVR Block: 94.7%
Shade: 79.4%

Zesty Lime
UVR Block: 91.7%
Shade: 83.7%

Electric Purple
UVR Block: 90.5%
Shade: 82.8%

Atomic Orange
UVR Block: 92.7%
Shade: 82.5%

Sunset Red
UVR Block: 93%
Shade: 77%

Eucalyptus
UVR Block: 93.8%
Shade: 90.6%

Olive
UVR Block: 95.1%
Shade: 89.4%

Gum Leaf
UVR Block: 98%
Shade: 91%

White
UVR Block: 83.3%
Shade: 62.4%

Product Tech Specs

Fabric Width 3m
Fabric Weight 196 g/m2
Roll length 50m
UVR Block & Shade Protection* See individual colours above or refer to swatch
Fire Retardancy Independently tested to AS/NZ 1530.2-1993
Breaking Force (Warp) 443 N/50mm
Breaking Force (Warp) 902 N/50mm
Elongation at Break (Warp) 63.5%
Elongation at Break (Warp) 36.2%
Bursting Pressure 2500 kPa
Bursting Force 1352 N
UV Warranty 10 years
Tension Memory Special Z-construction and full stentoring gives specific fabric elasticity and tension memory, resulting in long-lasting tensioned look
Water run-off Better than 90% water run-off at 15% incline during average rain showers

* Independently tested to AS 4174-1994 and AS/NZ 4299-1996

MARKETING & PRODUCT SUPPORT

Fabric Swatch

Showcasing Z16’s range of designer colours with UV-R Block and Shade statistical data.

Request a Swatch

SUPPORTIVE LEAD TIMES

Your customers are demanding tight timeframes, and we get it. That’s why we operate a Just-in-Time (JIT) dispatch policy – not too early, not too late.

  • All colours stocked in NZ
  • Overnight service for cut lengths or full rolls to most areas
  • We can even weld several drops together to save you time and hassle

OVERVIEW

Z16 shade cloth makes use of state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and full stentoring, combined with the highest quality polymers and UV stabilizers. This ensures your shade sail still protects and looks great for many years to come.

Z16 is specifically designed for:

  • Tension structures
  • Shade sails
  • Architectural design structures
  • Awnings
  • Gazebos
  • Umbrellas

Rainbow Shade’s Z16 shade cloth has been rigorously tested against the sun and elements, with more than 20 years of proven performance throughout Australasia and 52 countries around the world. So much so that we offer a 10-year warranty on the fabric against UV breakdown.

To view Z16 shade cloth test results for UVR block, hail testing, fire testing and more browse our downloads section above.

For more detailed information and technical specifications on Z16 contact our friendly team today on 0508 665 665.

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